- Rema Sells Out O2 Arena in "Ravage Uprising" Concert via BellaNaija
- 2024 GRAMMY Best African Music Performance Nominees Highlights Africa’s Cultural Prowess via Grammy
- LABRUM teams up with Tupac Shakur Estate for FW23 Collection, Featuring Brixton Pop-Up via Hypebeast
- Blaqbonez Named Apple Music's Featured Artist for November's Rap Life Africa via BellaNaija
- Manju Journal's Latest Book Highlights Ghana's Thriving Art Scene via Anothermag
- Seun Kuti features in C'mon Tigre's Mesmerizing 'Habitat' Music Video Premiere via OkayAfrica
- Afro-fusion Chef Ebenezer Sogunro Aims to Popularise African Cuisine Globally via CNTraveller
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Rema Sells Out O2 Arena in "Ravage Uprising" Concert
Nigerian Afrobeats sensation Rema dazzles a sold-out crowd at London's 02 Arena during his "Ravage Uprising" concert. The performance features dramatic entrances, a tribute to Burna Boy, and a dynamic setlist, including collaborations with Mavin Records signees. The YouTube livestream attracts over 38,000 viewers, marking another milestone for Afrobeats.
2024 GRAMMY Best African Music Performance Nominees Highlights Africa’s Cultural Prowess
The 2024 GRAMMYs introduce Best African Music Performance, a historic breakthrough celebrating the continent's musical diversity. Nigerian Afrobeats stars dominate nominations, reflecting a shift towards amapiano, a South African house subgenre. The category signifies a significant step forward, acknowledging Africa's cultural and commercial impact on the global music scene.
LABRUM teams up with Tupac Shakur Estate for FW23 Collection, Featuring Brixton Pop-Up
London-based LABRUM has partnered with Tupac Shakur Estate to release a FW23 capsule collection, paying tribute to Tupac's legacy. The collection features rose motifs symbolizing strength and resilience, and will be available for firsthand experience at LABRUM's pop-up at Brixton Village from November 10 to November 12. The range includes reimagined tees, workwear, hoodies, and more.
Blaqbonez Named Apple Music's Featured Artist for November's Rap Life Africa
Nigerian rapper Blaqbonez is featured on Apple Music's Rap Life Radio, discussing his latest single "ROAD RUNNER" from the album "Emeka Must Shine." The episode, hosted by Ebro Darden and Nandi Madida, also highlights tracks by Shane Eagle, Jahlil Beats, Reminisce, and others. Blaqbonez reflects on Nigeria's thriving hip-hop scene and expresses excitement about being the cover artist.
Manju Journal's Latest Book Highlights Ghana's Thriving Art Scene
Ghanaian curator and artist Richmond Orlando Mensah, founder of Manju Journal, discusses the publication of their debut art book, "VOICES: Ghana’s Artists in Their Own Words." The book, spotlighting 80 Ghanaian creatives globally, aims to showcase the depth and diversity of the country's contemporary art scene, fostering community and pushing African creativity into the mainstream.
Seun Kuti features in C'mon Tigre's Mesmerizing 'Habitat' Music Video Premiere
Avant-garde collective C'mon Tigre releases "The Botanist," the second single from the upcoming album "Habitat." Featuring a collaboration with Seun Kuti, the music video, directed by Jules Guerin, offers a lush, imaginative journey through a vibrant jungle. Inspired by African and Brazilian rhythms, the track brings about creativity and well-being, showcasing the power of artistic unity.
Afro-fusion Chef Ebenezer Sogunro Aims to Popularise African Cuisine Globally
Chef Ebenezer Sogunro's Cally Munchy, a Pan-African concept eatery, takes residence at the Africa Centre in Southwark, offering innovative twists on Sub-Saharan cuisine. Michelin-trained Sogunro aims to elevate African food, combating stereotypes and limited visibility. His Afro-Asian bao buns and specially formulated "Shi-tuan sauce" contribute to changing perceptions and promoting African flavours.
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